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Old 04-06-2011, 11:38 AM   #1
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Can the wheels/tires/inserts of different brands be mixed? I'm looking mainly to use proline tires with aka foams/wheels viceversa. Heard some brands have fitment issues. Thanks

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Can the wheels/tires/inserts of different brands be mixed? I'm looking mainly to use proline tires with aka foams/wheels viceversa. Heard some brands have fitment issues. Thanks
in buggy, yes they all can be interchanged (if AKA grooved foams, nongroove is to hard). but for truggy, some do and some dont interchange.
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I was wondering the same. I noticed that the grooves in the foam for AKA(3) and proline(4) are different numbers. I assume the internal ribs on the tires are also different, making them incompatible cross platform.

I have an extra set of the new AKA reds, but wanted to try a proline tire...
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people use AKA foams in almost all tires with great results...the red AKA work just fine in proline.
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proline has five grooves as opposed to AKAs 3 groove.




does that make any difference as to what tires can properly fit?
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I got a set of Proline Snipers with AKA Black foams on JC wheels but that was for a buggy. Seamed to be good. I did have a problem with Proline Sc tires on JC rims. They didnt want to seat to good on the outer bead. I had to trime them. But I also had about every truggy tire on JC Maw-ups and they all worked great. Although I havent tries the proline VTR tires yet. I think its a different tire diameter.
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